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Video: How Fedor became embroiled in a Chechen scandal

Karim Zidan returns to Submission Radio to discuss the recent controversies surrounding Fedor Emelianenko and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov.

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Bloody Elbow's very own associate editor, Karim Zidan, makes his much-requested return to Submission Radio to help make sense of the strange events that led to Fedor Emelianenko's daughter being attacked. He also shed light on how a Chechen dictator used MMA illegally to flaunt his supremacy.

In the video above, Karim discusses Fedor's criticisms over Ramzan Kadyrov's choice to place his underage sons in MMA fights on a professional show; the backlash and threats that "The Last Emperor" faced from Chechen fighters and Kadyrov's associates; Fedor's daughter being attacked and if it was linked in any way; the Kremlin ruling against Kadyrov regarding children fighting in MMA and if it will actually stick; Kadyrov's alleged assassination attempt; Fedor's often-misunderstood relationship with Vladimir Putin and why it's not what it seems; the rumors surrounding Fedor's next fight and which promotion it may be for, and more.

We hope you enjoy this fascinating and eye-opening discussion. You can also follow Karim and his fantastic work @ZidanSports.

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